Undergraduate Software Engineering Full Year Placement

Do you love all things software engineering? Does the idea of solving complex business problems with custom software solutions entice you? Do you get a buzz from well written code? If your answer is yes to any of those, then you could be our next software engineering placement student!

We can promise you a placement opportunity with a company (us) who value quality code and invest heavily in the best software engineering practices and the latest web technology stacks we’ve even built our own framework. You will have the opportunity to work on real software projects built in TypeScript, JavaScript, React and PHP that are used by tens of thousands of people every day.

Here at GCD, we love taking on challenging software problems and exceeding our client’s expectations. From mobile, web and hybrid apps to SaaS platforms and enterprise solutions; we design and build clever solutions. 

Are you ready to join us?

About GCD

Our company was founded in 1999 by the two founders during their time at Queen’s University, since then the custom software and app development company has grown to a strong and ambitious team of 37. Based in our office in Craigavon, Co. Armagh, the team work to build best in class and award winning software and apps for our clients.

Together we work hard and play – we have a hangout zone, arcade games and a pretty full social calendar (when there isn’t a pandemic, of course). We’ve created an environment that is based on ambition, learning and passion for what we do.


We would like you to:-

  • Have a passion for programming
  • Enjoy problem solving
  • Be a good communicator
  • Not be afraid to work hard
  • Be a team player
  • Get to know our team and learn from their experience
  • Enjoy solving problems alone and as part of a team
  • Not afraid to ask questions

It would be great if you had experience:-

  • Building a home project
  • Learning new technologies that interest you

For your chance to be considered as our next Software Engineering Placement Student for 2021, apply now with your CV.

We will offer you

  • 💰 A great salary plus bonus
  • 🏖️ Generous annual leave (with Christmas week off)
  • 🏥 Private medical cover
  • 👴 A company pension
  • 🏠 Flexible working
  • 💻 Your choice of working equipment
  • 📚 Personal development and training plans
  • ☕ Free supply of tea, really good coffee and fresh fruit
  • 🍦 Ice cream every Friday
  • 🥳 Regular social events – gaming nights, family BBQs, paintballing…
  • 🧳 An annual weekend trip away